196Pt Isotope

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196Pt Isotope Applications:

Platinum-196 isotope (Pt-196 isotope, 196Pt isotope)

  • 196Pt isotope is used for production of gamma-ray resonant sources;
  • 196Pt isotope is used for determination of chemical yield using method of neutron-activation analysis in the selection/determination of noble metals;
  • 196Pt isotope is used for research and applications in mass cytometry which is a mass spectrometry technique. In the mass cytometry antibodies are combined and resolved in individual cells as compared to traditional fluorescence-based cytometry. It uses antibodies coupled to isotopically enriched purified mass tags, each with a unique mass, that can be quantified in individual cells using an Inductively-Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS) (for life science i.e. health and medicine applications and pharmaceuticals industries);

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196Pt Safety Data Sheet (SDS) in metal foil form - Download pdf file
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Properties of 196Pt Isotope:

Properties of 196Pt Isotope:196Pt
Natural Abundance (%)25.211
Atomic Mass (Da)195.9649515
Relative Isotopic Mass195.9649515
Neutron Number (N)118
Atomic Number (Z)78
Mass Number (A)196
Nucleon Number (A)196
Proton Number (Z)78
Quadrupole Moment0
g-factor (g value)0
Electron Configuration Blockd
Melting Point (K)2041
Boiling Point (K)4098
Specific Heat0.133
Heat of Formation565.7
Thermal Conductivity71.6
Dipole Polarizability 48
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)2.1251
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)2.28
Atomic Radius (pm)138.5b
Covalent Radius (pm)135
VDW Radius (pm)175
Lattice Constant3.912
Crystal StructureFCC
Jmol color#d0d0e0

196Pt Information

Platinum is an attractive greyish-white metal. When pure, it is malleable and ductile. Platinum does not oxidize in air, insoluble in hydrochloric and nitric acid. This element is corroded by halogens, cyanides, sulphur and alkalis. Hydrogen and Oxygen react explosively in the presence of platinum. Platinum has 40 isotopes. There are 6 naturally occurring isotopes, 5 of which are stable. The most stable being Pt-193 with a half-life of 50 years. Platinum is used in jewelry, laboratory equipment, electrical contacts, dentistry, and anti-pollution devices in cars. PtCl2(NH3)2 is used to treat some forms of cancer. It is also used in the definition of the Standard Hydrogen Electrode. Platinum was discovered by Antonio de Ulloa in South America in 1735. The name Platinum comes from the Spanish word platina which means "little silver". Platinum metal is generally not a health concern due to its unreactivity, however platinum compounds should be considered highly toxic.

Platinum is used in jewelry, to make crucible and special containers and as a catalyst. It is used with cobalt to produce very strong magnets. Platinum-Cobalt alloys have magnetic properties. This element is also used to make standard weights and measures. Platinum resists corrosion and acid attacks except aqua regia.

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FAQ about 196Pt Isotope:

What is 196Pt isotope natural abundance?
Answer: 25.211 %

What is atomic mass for 196Pt isotope?
Answer: 195.96495 Da

What is isotopic mass for 196Pt isotope?
Answer: 195.96495

How many neutrons does 196Pt isotope have?
Answer: 118

How many protons does 196Pt isotope have?
Answer: 78

How many electrons does 196Pt isotope have?
Answer: 78

What is atomic number for 196Pt isotope?
Answer: 78

Is 196Pt isotope stable?
Answer: Yes

Is 196Pt isotope radioactive?
Answer: No

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